EB-5 Investor Visa

Published Tuesday, November 26, 2019

Created in 1990, the EB-5 Immigrant Investor Program was designed to stimulate the U.S. economy through job creation and capital investment by foreign investors. There are two main types of EB-5 visas: 

  • The Individual EB-5 requires direct investment in any for-profit of business that creates at least 10 full-time jobs for U.S. workers. 
  • The Regional Center EB-5 visa requires investment in USCIS-approved regional centers creating at least 10 direct, indirect or induced jobs per investor.